When the third and final round got underway at the 2013 United States Amateur Disc Golf Championship presented by Discraft in Milford, Michigan, there were several competitors within reach of the first place trophy and the title of National Champion. The morning began with eight players within 5 strokes of the lead, and on a course as difficult as the Toboggan, that lead could shrink in a matter of one or two holes. This tournament had come down to the wire so many times in the 11-year history of the event; many wondered if we would see another tight race to the finish. Minnesota’s
As day two of the 2013 United States Disc Golf Championships presented by Discraft kicked off today, the Toboggan course was at its most vulnerable state. From the early tee times throughout the day, the sun was shining and the wind was down; perfect conditions for scoring in the second round of this PDGA Major event. Just a week after Ricky Wysocki set the new overall course record at an astounding 50, the top rated amateurs, representing 24 states and 3 countries, have their sights set on the next hot round. Sometimes easier said than done, however, as the r
Today was Day 1 at the 2013 United States Amateur Disc Golf Championship presented by Discraft, and you could cut the tension with a knife. A very difficult task was in front of the 143 player field. For some, it would be their first time competing in an event of this size, while for others, it is the last step before setting off on their professional disc golf campaign. The Toboggan course, located in beautiful Kensington Metropark in Milford, MI is truly one of the game’s most difficult courses. Kensington Park is huge, nearly 5000 acres, and the holes at the Toboggan are just as big. The course has a total length of just less than 9000 feet, and there is plenty of elevation change.